Sometimes, as I write, I think of the audacity that is evident. That someone like me could attempt to express God in any terms, to think that my intellect, my words could simplify Him, make Him more approachable.
That would be my goal in writing. Whether it is a novel or this blog, my hope and prayer would be that something I say would help you see Him more clearly and know how much He loves you.
But, it can be difficult to put God into terms that any of us can really grasp. I mean, He’s eternal, omniscient, omnipresent, pure love, absolutely Holy! All things that our humanity can only catch glimpses of.
And, the reality is, I’m a mess. As I face daily struggles, much of it stems from the fact that I don’t understand Him. I don’t believe that He is for me, not against me. He is my amazing father, my King of kings, my Savior.
And so I come to you, hoping that I will help you see what I can’t see, help you know what can’t be known.
But that is the pursuit of the Christian. To seek Him, to know Him, to believe Him and what He says, even though we are hindered at every step. So much like marriage.
I love my wife and she loves me. I am male and she is female. Nothing about me makes me capable of really knowing and understanding her. But should I accept that and become complacent, I lose her. That I won’t do.
So, I will pursue You, Lord. Though I don’t understand and can’t wrap my head around You, I will continue to try. Simply because in that pursuit, I find You and walk closer to Your side.